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, it is, it's at the heart of social networking story. how a neighborhood used technology and auto technology company to stay informed and help each other feel safe. >> this menlo park neighborhood like most areas is made up of tech savy people, when armed robbers targeted a nearby jewelry store and were then chased through the neighborhood, technology came into play. specifically social network site nextdoor. >> there's an armed robber in the neighborhood, go in, lock your doors and we will keep you updated. >> he saw the chase. then went to the neighborhood nextdoor site to warn others to stay inside because of police activity. >> it was frightening. >> he did not have to post twice. >> we went back inside and i shut my blinds, you don't know what is going on. >> you you don't know what is sgoing on, you are in the house, and you see police outside the window, get an e-mail or message on the service that says, if you are in doors stay in doors, stay low. >> nextdoor is catching on as a way for neighbors to stay in touch. help hadful when it comes to daycare, putting things up for
than it did for many years, and it shows that has been technological innovation. we live in a new era. i used to always in my remarks by saying will everybody please turn off their cell phones. i would ask you to turn them on to silence, you can keep them on, on the condition that you use them only to tweet, out of this conference. and for those of you who are able to do that, i'm not yet one of them, the hash tag is #usinnovation. so glenn, you know all that so come on up here and talk to these folks. >> i'm sure and acts of widespread civil disagree with you will do with your technology what you choose. and as someone in the technology business, please go ahead because i like to make money while i'm talking. i'd like to thank you, stroke, for having me here today, welcoming all of us to the brookings for the welcome to all of you. we've got a stellar group of panel organized today with fantastic panels. i will get to my remarks are equipped because i know you come to hear them, not me. i did want to reflect our first growth through innovation panel was over three years ago. a time w
with your technology what you choose to know someone in the technology business, please go ahead because that could make money when talking. thank you strobe for having me here today, welcoming us to the brookings innovation. this guide a stellar panel, sockets are my remarks quickly because i know you can't do your job, not me. i did watch reflect our first panel was over three years ago. at a time where in the depths of the great recession, the unemployment rate is 10%. the last 8.5 million jobs. pausing to remember that. a lot of face had a moment of great national crisis. brookings i think thunderstorms great leadership choose to the two is the future. how do you grapple with today's problems in order to create a brighter future? one of the things they did a search or heard of witness today, the growth renovation program. we have policies to unleash private sectors. we weren't under illusions that government creates jobs are innovation, they can create conditions under which those can be fostered. and because we beat the need for growth on the heels of the great recession is a vital
to know before you head to the coast. >> surfing the mavericks can be risky. how technology hopes to change that, up next on health watch. mmmmmm. a choice of 6 skillet entrees, each with an appetizer and dessert? whoa! no wonder they call it a complete meal. 3 courses, one diner price. complete skillet meals starting at $8.99. only at denny's. years. this time a . >>> the mavericks surf contest is on. this sunday for the first time in three years. this time around, the rules are a little different for spectators. the beach and all the cliffs will be off limits. the same goes for all roads to pillow point. to watch the event in person, you'll have to go to the oceania hotel and spa at princeton harbor. >> best way to see mavericks is at the mavericks festival. it's something that we were required to do by our county agencies, after the people got washed off the jetty wall and a lot of people got hurt by being out at the beach. >> organizers expect huge waves and sunny skies, which they say should make for perfect surfing conditions. >>> and mavericks
of oakland needs to do its streets safe. the councilman joins us live in the studio. >>> how technology hopes to change risk. up next on health watch. >>> and we've got a beautiful sunday on the way. plenty of clear skies around the bay area. the numbers are freezing in parts, but it will get warm from there. the details after a break. world-class surfers taking whatever you're in the mood for, sizzler's endless salad bar has over 50 delicious choices. soups, salads, appetizers, and more starting at $8.99 for lunch. sizzler. where fresh is fun. famous for world-class surfers taking epic rides on huge waves. >>> welcome back. the time is 7:40. well, mavericks is famous for world class surfers taking epic rides on those waves. >> and wipeouts are epic as well. but new technology may help surfers tackle the monster waves more safely. >> that's nathan. >> reporter: maverick, it's a show like no other. the world's best surfers line up to ride one of the world's biggest breaks, but big wave surfing is not without risk. riding here can be deadly. and now a
in when it comes on technology and so was the bay area during today's inauguration. let's bring in our business and tech reporter, scott budman who has that part of the story. >> i am feeling under dressed. we found technology on display here in d.c. and at home. let's check out this video at nbc camera crew catching the family on the smartphone taking pictures. who says only those in the audience want to tweet about what is going on today. back here at home, we caught up with a bay area blogger that brought his family to the san brew oh, park to play, but not before talking to them and blogging to his audience on social media about why this inauguration is unlike most others in america's past. >> still, looking at the crowds, i was kind of shocked at how joye joyeous and diverse everyone was. and that was a good feeling. >> he said when it comes to letting young people know how significant today is. social media is the perfect tool. coming up tonight, how twitter was overwhelmed by today's inauguration, and why social media can keep young people from learning about important moments.
. also ahead, cutting edge technology at the dentist office. and it's about to make wearing >> an interesting job is opening up at apple. the company wants a writer to turn siri into a recognizable character. >> isaac. >> what do you want to say to isaac? >> plants need to have a love of language, a sense of word play and experience in creative content, especially in a tech environment. so if you have quick jokes and quick comebacks, apple wants to hear from you. >>> heavenly mountain resort at lake tahoe is opening a giant half pipe today for the first time in five years. the half pipe is 18 feet high and 450 feet long. despite the intimidating dimensions, the run is designed for all levels of experience. the half pipe is inside high roller park, one ever heavenly mountain's theater rain park. it opens at noon and it is the only half pipe on lake tahoe's south shore. wow, the first time in five years that. speaks to the snow, i presume. >> yes, mother nature has not been helping out with that. we have the high surf advisory at the beaches that will allow for caution this we
, cradle of create activity. >> this with you will use pro fessers to marry the best of technology and teachings in a online platform. >> i'll be communicating with students via chat, tutoring them. >> cost is just $150. there is a mandate to reach out to under served high school students. allen likes the idea. >> i feel like it may be cheaper for me, i like online courses because it helps me focus more. >> the governor is convinced ji to improve access reducing costs is critical to solving the state's education crisis. >> it's an experiment. we're going to learn together that. is how i thil thi we'll succeed. >> classes will be limited to 100 students each. >> two, three, it's going to be better. >> the classes begin at the end of the month and the ceo says other states are already >> and the governor will attend a session in which the university of california system will consider expanding it's online offerings. uc spent $4 million to market the idea only one person wasn't a student has signed up for any of the 14 courses. >> san francisco festival goers should expect a change in
. >>> in silicon valley, the technology economy, there's a reason we call things version 2.0. sometimes things need a little adjustment before they're ready to re-roll out. >> at this point there's no word on whether passengers on friday's flight will be rerouted. air india has grounded its dreamliners for the time being. >>> san jose are telling parents to be on the lookout for a man who tried to rip a child out of her mother's arms yesterday. this is a sketch of the suspect. an east san jose mother told her the suspect came up to her and her children in their front yard yesterday afternoon. she told us she knew something was wrong when he kept saying how beautiful her children were. shortly after he grabbed the 2-year-old daughter by the feet. >> when he knelt down, he grabbed my daughter by her feet, by her -- her ankles, and he -- i kind of picked her up. as she fell back on me, we were tugging at each other. and her bottoms were falling off. and then eventually her boots fell off. >> the mother didn't want to be identified there on camera. the mother was able to wrestle her daughter away and r
careers in science and technology. the nassau research center is all planning on sending representatives to judge this competition. it will happen at cyprus headquarters in san jose. >>> well, a milestone on mars. we will have more on the rover and how it is working on the red planet. . >>> the oldest of the mars rover and the opportunity has been quietly working on the surface. the mission was to explore three months and the opportunity is showing its age. it has a front wheel and it doesn't work well so the rover mostly moves in reverse and literally can stick from time to time but it uncovers clues that water does exist on mars. let's check in with sal, we are not going to work you hard. >> some of us who have to workings it seems like a holiday because of the commute. southbound getting to 880 that traffic is moving well and a half my friends don't have to workings the other half does, i am in the half that does and at least your commute will be looking good as you head down to the sunole grade. let's go to steve. >>> well, we have clear skies, one more day of an offshore breeze and
conventional vaccines made with eggs or the influenza virus, flublok uses dna technology and an insect virus. the agency says the new technology speeds up the vaccine manufacturing process in case of a pandemic. >>> a bay area millionaire that was murdered in his own mansion may be a victim of the money team a notorious east oakland street gang. the "chronicle" reports that ravi kumra was killed not long after a prostitute revealed details about his on length monte sereno home to money team members. two of the three killers are believed to have ties to the gang. >>> today is the last day on the job for san jose's police chief chris moore. he announced last fall that he planned to retire after two years as chief. he has since expressed frustration at city budget cuts that prompted many officers to find jobs in other cities. the city manager deborah if i again to any announced last week that she is extending the search for replacement. didn'tty chief larry esquivel is interim chief but doesn't want the chief job long term. one of chief moore's last big deci
mavericks on the san mateo county coast. fans can't get onto the beach to watch but local technology can now offer you an even better view of the action. our business and tech reporter scott budman has more on the local company that's going to put you right on the waves. >> that's right. big waves are making mavericks dangerous for nonsurfers but a small piece of technology developed here is giving you a chance to get right up to the action. because of concerns brought on by this big wave two years ago, you won't be able to get close to these big waves this year at mavericks. unless you're following one of these. if you're a surfer, say hello to your little friend. the go pro camera, used by athletes everywhere and coming to mcnabb ribs for a starring role. >> they're the most passionate moments of our lives. >> justin wilkinfeld was one of the first people hired at go pro. he like lots of employees here loves to surf. and loves to give everyone an upclose look at the sport. >> being able to capture moments while you're out there surfing with your friends and what not and to see some of the
collaborative. you have it teamwork and technology people. you have painters, artists on all types of computers. really, what we do is support a highly open, transparent communication people feel like they are totally respected. and that their ideas count and we celebrate their successes. and also on the back and we have things like breakfast, lunch, parties. we have people out there every day. flying model airplanes. that makes it fun. >> and it helps to enjoy the work and fun to come to work. it would be surprised when the economy was it down it would be difficult for things to provide those perks, outings, breakfast, lunch. was that difficult? >> we have a partnership with " to go green ". and to listen to all our employees what should we be spending our money on. it often came to things like day today process where if somebody can go out in the community and to donate their time and we will be giving them a day they pay. that does not cost us much but it's got great feedback. so, a lot of it is listening >> susan, i was wondering if this could be the thing that you were looking for as far a
cartoonish technology looks like something early atari videogame. certainly in the realistic. >> reporter: the game is targeting an audience of kids 4 and up. although the level of violence in the new nra app doesn't rise to the level seen in mainstream videogames, coming on the heels of the organization's criticism of the gaming industry makes the timing of its release a bit awkward. in the east bay, don ford, cbs 5. >>> a northern california police officer has been killed in the line of duty. it happened late this morning in the small city of galt about halfway between sacramento and stockton. investigators say the two officers were responding to a burglary at an apartment complex when they spotted the suspect walking nearby. witnesses say when the officers confronted the man, he pulled a gun. >> witnessed the officer struggling with the subject and the struggles and i heard two, three shots fired. >> 31 yearly officer kevin [indiscernible ] was hit and killed and the suspect committed suicide. the other officer wasn't hurt. >>> still ahead, breaking
at the headquarters. abc7 news reporter is live in the newsroom with details. katie? >> business and technology reporter is inside facebook right now tweeting the big announcement. zuckerberg has unveiled a new search feature. this is a picture of the announcement taken by our reporter who is inside. television news cameras were not allowed inside. this is video released by facebook. the feature is called a graph search which is describes like this, combining phrases like "my friends in san francisco who like mexican food" and you find that set of people, places, photos or other con content that has been shared and you can mine the billion users, 240 billion go toes and 1 trillion connections. it allows users to connect with their friends easier and it would probably keep people on facebook longer. we will look at facebook stock from bloomberg.com, the shares are down slightly at this hour but that is not necessarily because of this the announcement. the earnings will be out at the end of the month. the search is in the early phase of development and they are rolling out the beta version today
is live in the newsroom with details. katie? >> business and technology reporter is inside facebook right now tweeting the big announcement. zuckerberg has unveiled a new search feature. this is a picture of the announcement taken by our reporter who is inside. television news cameras were not allowed inside. this is video released by facebook. the feature is called a graph search which is describes like this, combining phrases like "my friends in san francisco who like mexican food" and you find that set of people, places, photos or other con content that has been shared and you can mine the billion users, 240 billion go toes and 1 trillion connections. it allows users to connect with their friends easier and it would probably keep people on facebook longer. we will look at facebook stock from bloomberg.com, the shares are down slightly at this hour but that is not necessarily because of this the announcement. the earnings will be out at the end of the month. the search is in the early phase of development and they are rolling out the beta version today and will ask for feedback and will
hearing loss. the clarity uses advanced hearing aid technology to amplify the sound and users can read what is being said in real time. ed? >> not only offering captioning for live conversation but it will do it on voice mails, too, so you can play back a message and see the transcript of what has been said. >> it rails for $229 and the [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning. it is thursday morning. a live look at the golden gate bridge looking good. no problem with visibility. still a problem with a chill, though, but we will warm up when the sun comes out and mike nicco will look at the slowly warming
, excited, looking forward as being the most technologically airline out there. the plane has had some issues recently. a nippon flight had to make an emergency landing because of battery problems. a japan's airline had to be grounded at logan airport a few days ago because of a battery that exploded while at the gate and now a flight that had passengers from japan to san jose originally on the dreamliner had to come back to the bay area on a nondreamliner aircraft on united airlines. we spoke to some passengers on the inaugural flight in the bay area. here's what they had to say. >> from what we understand from leaders in the airline industry, it's probably a one or two-week delay or inconvenience and then we're back literally on the ground after that. >> reporter: here in san jose, there was a flight that was supposed to fly out of here tomorrow afternoon but we understand that according to the a and a website, that flight has been canceled. and passengers may have to fly out of other airports, including snow. the airport did release a statement saying that sjc is supportive of the d
:00 on "katie" how a rapper is building an empire. and new camera technology that promises to clear up all of your picture challenges. on abc7 news at 5:00, it is not too late to get the flu vaccine ahead of the nation-wide outbreak and in the wake of the first reported death in santa clara county, we will tell you where a clinic is held over the next two days. those stories and more on abc7 news at 4:00 and 5:00. finally, if a picture is worth a thousand years google know as couple more pictures can say a great more. this photo of a donkey lying on a dirt road was taken in mexico. some accused google of running over the animal. to answer those would assumed the worst, google released morphotos from the sequence showing the donkey was lying in the road and up and going shortly after the vehicle passed. so, for harm done. it looked like he was taking a nap. >> a siesta. >> thanks for joining us. "who wantsÑç to be a millionair" is next. now the abc7 news exclusive alarm clock app is available for droid and apple apps. t atint insoe en ilyel y s luloonge iuronirplin ocdiou r om [drac m
for same- sex partners. >> it's a great technology company to work for. two, they love their employees and they do everything they can do show that. >>> it's the fourth year in a row, the company has received this honor. >> the oakland museum of california has released a picture of a gold rush era artifact stolen earlier this month. the gold and quarts box is from the 1870s. it's estimated to be worth as much as $800,000. the box was stolen on january 7th. the museum says it's likely the same man who broke into the museum last november and stole other gold items. a $12,000 reward is being offered in the most recent theft. >>> two santa rosa fire stations will reopen after a four-year brownout. the city received a $2.6 million grant which funds the fire department for two more years. it will also pay for the hiring of nine new firefighters. station 10 on corporate center parkway and station 11 on lewis road should resume on -- resume normal operations in may. >>> have you ever wondered if a restaurant is safe and sanitary? you won't have to wonder any longer if you dine in san francisco
is building an empire. and new camera technology that promises to clear up all of your picture challenges. on abc7 news at 5:00, it is not too late to get the flu vaccine ahead of the nation-wide outbreak and in the wake of the first reported death in santa clara county, we will tell you where a clinic is held over the next two days. those stories and more on abc7 news at 4:00 and 5:00. finally, if a picture is worth a thousand years google know as couple more pictures can say a great more. this photo of a donkey lying on a dirt road was taken in mexico. some accused google of running over the animal. to answer those would assumed the worst, google released morphotos from the sequence showing the donkey was lying in the road and up and going shortly after the vehicle passed. so, for harm done. it looked like he was taking a nap. >> a siesta. >> thanks for joining us. "who wantsÑç to be a millionair" is next. now the abc7 news exclusive alarm clock app is available for droid and apple apps. [ female announcer ] now get high speed interernet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital
a growing company that blends technology, sports and social media. >> what's fascinating is every day we're humbled in this office. a new piece of content lands on our social box and it's unexpected. we just found some ostrich jockeys that race ostriches rocking these things. >> go pro, which has grown to 400 employees and says it plans to hire more. janell, it's come a long way since athletes first started putting the cameras on their boards and bikes. >> thanks, scott. >>> and some great news. you don't have to miss the game tonight while watching the surfers. several televisions will be set up in the viewing area. so fans can watch the action on the waves and on the football field. >> a lot happening this weekend. a live look around the bay area in our hd camera networks. sunny and warmer today. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri is in our weather center to tell us if this is going to continue, and i think it is. >> good timing as we head throughout this saturday and sunday. tracking those waves and at the current moment, they're very minuscule. winds out of the north at 7 to 9 miles pe
. >> thank you. >> sure. >> one of the world's famous paintings can now be seen in outer space. >> technology that is send lg mona lisa out of the world. >> and you can catch jimmy kimmel live week nitsdz knights following abc 7 news at 11:00. night line coming on right after jimmy. we'll be right back. and our ambition is to have him come g junior holiday and the president's inauguration on the same day. tonight advise dr. king might have had for the president. and an experience left one bay area wasn't exactly free. >> thank you. see you then. >> if you can't make to it see mona lisa, perhaps you can head to outer space. >> it's beamed a dij tiesed picture to the moon through a laser. >> the agency says it is a first in using lasers to communicate instead of radio waves most-visited painting in the world. now, out of this world, too. i hope they can just make the moon of her face. >> that would be cool. >> a smile it and could be very nice. >> world news is next. from all of us here, thanks for watching. our next newscast sat 6:00 p.m. you can contact any time you wish. >> have a good one.
. that's down 255,000 from one year ago. construction, information technology, education and health services were the biggest. take a look at what's happening in the bay area, all nine counts have unemployment rates lower than the state average. it's the lowest at 5.5%. san francisco at 6.5%. and santa clara at 7.5. it's the highest at 9.3%. >>> solid earnings from dow components, general electric and morgan stanley helped stocks end higher. dow gained 53 points today. nasdaq lost 1. the dow and s&p 500 are sitting at five year highs. here's the course of the dow over the five year period from january of 2008 until now. stocks that finished higher three weeks running. >>> this could be one of the worst flu seasons in several years. the good and the bad about this year's vaccine. >> too much work to be done. >> fans catch the 49ers last practice before heading to atlanta. why time is an ally for their star quarter back >> the bay area is in the clear tonight. the warmest day of the holiday weekend and when shower chances resurface on the five day forecast [ crickets chirping ] [ tra
. the hope is that the new technology will enable muni to diagnose problems more quickly and then make adjustments cutting down on delays for passengers. >>> there's a move to rename the san francisco airport after gay rights pioneer harvey milk. supervisor david campos introduced the legislation today. milk was a san francisco supervisor in 1978 when he and then mayor george moscone were shot to death by former supervisor dan white. >>> coming up after years of denials, a confession comes from cyclist lance armstrong. >> up next, did he dope? oprah opens up about what he told her in an interview. >> and all they have to do is apply the worldwide retailer that's offering jobs to any vet who wants one. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. into the deep freeze again this morning. skies clearing out. will it be cold tomorrow? we'll talk about that coming up. keeping wall street lower today.. this morning >>> worry over the debt ceiling is keeping wall street lower today. yeah, but it's up a little bit up 20 points at
at the plane's technology, design, and how it's manufactured. >> the key is to be able to understand what's going on with these aircraft, get them fixed, and make sure that if it's a design issue, make the appropriate change. >> reporter: the national transportation safety board is sending a team to japan to help with the investigation. randall pinkston, cbs news, newark. >>> the feds are looking at cracking down on distracted flying by america's airline pilots. a new faa proposal is aimed at keeping pilots from using personal electronics at any time during a flight. currently, they only have to put down their devices during take-off and landing. the proposal comes after a number of incidents involving distracted pilots, including one in 2009, when a distracted northwest airlines crew overshot their destination by 150 miles. >>> well, if you're not afraid to fly, some fare comparison website's out there, kayak making it easier to know if you're getting the best deal on your airfare. kayak will now give you advice whether you should book a flight. the
number experience. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with dual-air technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. save $500 on our special edition bed set. plus 48-month financing on all beds. now at the sleep number white sale. playoffs, but over in the n-f-c f0 >>> all the focus has been on the ray lewis news. but the 49ers arrived tonight in atlanta shortly before midnight. here's vern glenn. >> reporter: if it seems like tight end tony gonzalez has been playing forever in football years, you'd be right. 16 years and a no doubt about it hall of fame career. >> when you watch those old kung fu movies and you see the guy with the long beard, the toughest fighter is not usually the young guy. it's the old guy that's been around for a long time. i figure i'm like that. >> reporter: and it all started at uc berkeley. a sports star in football and basketball. >
reporter scott budman shows us how technology helped calm nerves in a very quiet neighborhood. >> reporter: you're absolutely right, raj. neighbors around this part of town are used to talking but not fighting crime. when police and robbers squared off on these streets, those neighbors got social to stay safe. a neighborhood in chaos. a nearby jewelry store robbed by gunmen who then led police on a chase through the nearby streets. >> and we saw the cop cars going down the street. there were three or four of them down there. >> reporter: even when officers shut down the area where they lived, people here didn't panic. they social networked. >> i sent out a message, police are here and ask you to stay in, lock your doors. >> reporter: they stayed in touch via a bay area company called next door, social network for your neighborhood. super helpful at a time like this. >> i happened to be at work and saw the post from salim talking about the lockdown, the police event, and it was great that i could immediately communicate with my nanny to close the doors, lock the doors, close the windows, th
and how long this will last straight ahead. >> katie: also ahead, cutting edge technology at dentist's office >> katie: an interesting job is opening up at apple. they want a writer to turn siri into a recognizable character. >> isaac, what do you want to say to isaac? >> applicants need to have a love of lands, a sense of word play and experience in creative content. so if you have quick jokes, apple wants to hear from you. >> heavenly mountain resort is opening half price today for the first time. it's 18 feet high and 1400 feet long. the run is designed for all levels of experience. the half pipe is inside the roller park. it opens at noon and only half pipe right now on lake tahoe's south shore. it may be upstaged by mavericks. >> from the mountains to the coastguard with tons of sun in the sierra nevada back home, you see haze in the atmosphere. taking a look at san francisco from the east bay camera, nine hours and 57 minutes of daylight. sea are building and occasional sets of 20 feet and long swells and all the conditions coming together for those perfect waves. live doppler
officials to look into current technology contracts with microsoft. >> if you are in new york over the weekend and saw a familiar face, yes, that was google co-founder riding the subway over the weekend while wearing hot new technology in a new google glasses presumably testing them out on the subway which searching internet for a map or forecast and it appears before your eyes. the man who took this picture chatted with the c.e.o. calling him the most powerful man in the world and a very nice guy who probably could have bought the subway train. >> we have a different perspective of the maverick surf competition. this is dave trying to catch a wide and peter mel rides up on him and the 43-year-old mel won the competition in the 8 the attempt and split the $50,000 winnings with the other top finishers. the video is from go pro. >> i want to put that camera on my kids' skis. >> better than what the parents take, the pictures. >> now, everyone, we are coming up on 5:47. looking to the port of oak, -- oakland, it is clear as far as rain. we have more moisture and not as cold as the las
-air technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. save $500 on our special edition bed set. plus, 48-month financing on all beds. now at the sleep number white sale. >>> health officials say nine more children or teens have died from the flu bringing the total number of deaths this season from the flu to 29. half of all cases are people 65 and older. the flu is widespread in all states but tennessee and hawaii, starting to ease in some areas. meantime health officials in maryland have confirmed the first flu-related pediatric death. the baltimore child tested positive for influenza. what's the current flu situation in our area? fox 5's john henrehan takes a look. >> reporter: although some pharmacies like this safeway in germantown had flu vaccine available, not all walk-in patients are always accommodated. >> the sad part about it is cvs and grocery stores don't give it to kids. so that's been our l
airplanes have problems so these planes are technologically advanced and have more problems than most regular planes. >> we are about 45 men away from major white house announcement. the president is expected to outline of the most aggressive gun control expenses and recent history. the proposals will include universal background checks and bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. opponents led by the national rifle association promised a political fight against gun control measures that they say will violate the constitutional right to bear arms. the announcement is expected at 845. the vice president will be with him and we will bring you the comments live as they unfold here on the kron4 morning this. >> in san francisco to pieces of gun control legislation were introduced to the board of supervisors. the first bans the possession of military-style ammunition such as how point bullets. the sale of those bullets is already illegal. this actual make owning them crime as well. the sec requires police notification when someone in san francisco by 500 rounds of ammunition ar
technology and celebrities. >>> it's been a month now since we noticed the twinkies disappearing, but now there is a new treat that is stepping up. we want to begin with lance armstrong about years of doping and lying. last night he apologized to his kids and his fans. >> what do you say to those millions of people who belied. >> i say i understand your anger. your sense of betrayal. you supported me forever, through all of this, and you believed, and i lied to you. and i'm sorry. and i will spend -- i will spend, and i am committed to spending as long as i have to to make amends. >> lisa bloom, is with us. good morning, ladys. before we talk about his career, let's talk about the legal implications of what he confe confess confessed. as a lawyer, would you let your client go on and confess. >> no lawyer would tell you to do that. there will be an avalanche of criminal and civil proceedings that could follow for this. but confession is good for the soul, so i probably would tell him to go ahead. >> he's very careful about the time line of what he confesses too. is that based on a statute
technologies to help reduce expenses and allow more students to attend college. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. we are days away from the next round of the playoffs for the san francisco forty-niners. let us see your niner pride. we are running a fan foes on the kron 4 morning news all week long. >> we have all sold been asking for your frosty weather picks and these are from martinez. here is one picture of a car and you can see the frozen windows. also here is another picture of a trash bin. >> keep the interaction going with us. we love to see your pictures and run them in our morning show and our facebook fan page. you can e-mail them to was on a breaking news at kron4.vcocom or post them on our facebook fan page. >> all per winfrey is confirming that lance armstrong came clean to her about his use of performance enhancing drugs adorned their two and a half hour interview last night. winfrey says that the cyclist was " forthcoming " as she asked him and in detail about doping allegations. armstrong was stripped of his seventh tour de france title/year. after you as entitle
the vaccine was created using dna technology and an insect virus. >> the fda says the new technology offers the potential for faster startup of the vaccine manufacturing process in the event of a pandemic. >> in the battle against childhood obesity, new york city appears to be doing better than los angeles at least for low-income preschoolers. a new study, obesity rates are compared for young poor children in the nation's two largest cities over nine years. rates drop from about 90% to 60% in york. the 8 in l.a. they rose from 17% to more than 21% before dropping to around 20%. new york city's health commissioner says he was glad to hear the study results calling them " a big success. >> while the director of a los angeles county's health department says it is not clear why the rate hasbro's. >> we will be back with more on the kron 4 morning news. >> and a reminder to catch dr. phil today at 10:00 a.m. right >> we are back. we're looking for mild weather today. tomorrow things get nice. look at sunday in morningand monday. the next chance of showers may happen on wednesday. we will chat wi
's working. in addition technology like shotspotter and cameras help identify crimes in progress. police have also identified 75 people in the city most likely to commit crimes and let them know they are being watched. >>> president obama will unveil his details to lower gun violence. >> he discussed it yesterday in his last scheduled nice conference of his first term. >> i'm confident there are some steps that we can take that don't require legislation and that are within my authority as president and where you get a step that has the opportunity to reduce the possibility of gun violence. i want to go ahead and take it. >> the president's plan is expected to include a ban on high capacity magazines and stricter background checks for gun buyers. the president is still reviewing recommendations from the gun task force led by vice president joe biden. >>> meanwhile state lawmakers in new york are expected to pass the nation's most restricted gun laws to date. the measure has already passed the state senate and is now before the new york assembly increasin
's trade. the black berry maker says technologies for payments have been approve by visa. and for broader market, investors continued to watch their corporate earnings, bloomberg silicon valley index closed higher. and google ventures was among thewpz8ñ most-active venture capitol firms in 2012 but the deals were down compared to previous year. $28 billion was invested. that is a decline of 7.5% in san francisco, i'm emily chang, larry, carolyn, back to you. >> thank you. go to the championship game, you zront a way to get there, we may have your solution. fans can enter the road trip sweep stakes one lucky winner will be picked winning two round trip tickets to atlanta, two tickets to the game and a stay at the team hotel. the contest runs until tomorrow at noon. winner contacted at that time by phone. so how do you get in on this? go to our web site for a road trip contest form. mike shumann, you'll see him there. the reports will begin friday, right here on abc 7 news. >> everyone talking about 49ers fever. we've been receiving lots of fan photos. take a look. >> the @ this guy. >> en
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. they measure job, wage and technology performance in 379 metro areas. for each job added in the tech sector five spin off jobs are created. >> for each job, new job that is added to this field, two professional positions, as well as three non-professional jobs are added. >> san jose vaulted 50 spots to reach number one. austin texas was number 2. >> on wall street today the stock market moved into positive territory. the dow is up 84 to 13,596. the nasdaq is up 18 at 3,136. the s&p is up 8 at 1,480. >>> at&t will take a huge charge a do to losses on pension plans. at&t said it will take a charge of $10 billion. it says the loss is related to higher than expected cell phone costs and damage from hurricane sandy. they say the pension loss will not effect its operating results. >> 100 students were out sick from one element school. ktvu's paul chambers reports on the steps leaders are taking and while feeling fine is not a reason to return to class. >>> tough week for students and staff. the principal says thursday some students and faculty started getting sick. next day, 100 were absent. >> i
. the santa monica based the study. it indicates the south bay claimed the top spot thanks technology industry. >> jacqueline: 60s expected for the weekend in several locations with upper 60s a look outside at the satellite and radar with this area of high pressure. it is driving the storm will to the north. not much rain for the next several days in fact, blue skies and warmer conditions. tomorrow, still chilly. 29 in napa santa rosa. for fairfield, also the 20's and 30's in concord, pleasanton but opera 30's for the bay shore and the south day. 43 in san francisco. 60s in the south bay in cupertino, campbell, milpitas. more low 60s for the inland valleys. 60s in concord, livermore and also 60s for the east bay shore. overall, not three like january. temperatures unseasonably warm. let us take a look at your extended forecast with warmer weekend weather. for the time we go towards tuesday and wednesday we will see more cloud coverage and the chance of showers. just a slight chance right now, with drizzle but we will keep you posted as that gets closer. coming up, yelp will produce and publish
to helping them navigate through technology, today, students got a lesson like this one at apt yos middle school its not don't do this or that. it's here great opportunities. here is some perils. how do you think about what you're going to do? >> this 13-year-old said sometimes, he's not sure if what he is seeing online is acceptable teasing or bullying. >> you wantthey are on view aftn storage for 20 years. >> sometimes. >> assistant superintendent says teaching kids directly is important when they're so internet savvy. >> i know when i was a principal, if i wouldn't couldn't get through a fire all irks get on someone'sage ar. they can access nd >> thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. by the way abc 7 news alarm clock app is now available for an droid. you can down load it now for free. this also available if you have an iphone. >> thank you. a showdown over vigilante jusis in a courtroom. there was a big turnout for both a man accused of killing a burglar and the victim. >> and we're live in atlanta. playoff fever >> good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama daetz. tensions
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. welcome to the consumer electronics show here in las vegas. a gigantic convention all about technology and gadgets. this year at ces, a couple overarching themes. one, taking your favorite content, movies, music, photos, video games, and putting it on your mobile devices, your tablets, cell phones, and laptops. the other big theme here at ces 2013, making television better. ♪ >> when it comes to television, we still like things big. big screen, high resolution, you know, to impress our friends who come over it watch sports or strange reality shows. but after the big push for 3d tv turned out to be an idea whose time had not yet come, tv manufacturers changed the game a bit. now they're making televisions
is about to open and we will have the early stock numbers coming up. using robotics and mobile technology, verizon innovators have made it possible for teachers to teach, and for a kid... nathan. tadpole. ... to feel like a kid again. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. . >>> right on time, the opening bell, we are talking about verizon, bigger loss than expected and the stock is said to open higher. dupont profit 58% for the quarter and that stock is headed lower and we will have all the business news coming up in just a moment. >>> we have all the business news and it's tuesday january 22nd, i am in for dave clark. >>> 12 hours after a police officer was shot and wounded in oakland, a search continues for two or three -- two of three suspects. that shooting happened on east seminary and we have an update on the scene, what is happening out there, alex? >> reporter: we just heard they will be holding a news conference for this manhunt and you can see the area is still blocked off and you can see the s.w.a.t. team remains on sc
the same technology that people use in the firearms that are being used for self-defense or used for hunting. >> reporter: chang did support some of the directives the president called for today. he agrees there have been stricter laws to keep guns from the mentally ill, harsher punishments for crimes involving firearms and armed police officers at schools. >> you don't want to take away the second amendment rights for law-abiding citizens who have done nothing but yet they are the ones forced to comply with these laws because violent criminals don't obey laws. >> reporter: looks like the president has the support of most americans. in an exclusive cbs 5 surveyusa poll 71% of people in the bay area support a ban on assault weapons. 67% support limits on how much ammunition a gun could hold. those numbers roughly match a recent national survey. they also found that people have been following this gun debate very closely and it's just another indication that the sandy hook tragedy can translate to action in washington. grace lee, cbs 5. >>> even
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and technology reporter david lou. >>reporter: aaron was out spoken advocate the people should have access to than through the internet. he gave this lecture last may in efforts to block sites that infringe on copyright. >> commune diet communicate over the ep net it would be a change bill of rights. freedom guaranteed in our constitution. >>reporter: he dropped out of stanford but maintained close close friendship with the person who caid the center at stanford law school. he spoke about him today on democracy now.org. >> he was an incredible soul. incredible soul who inspired millions. who now we hope as we have seep across the internet in outrage and devastation that he would have been driven to the cliff that he stepped over. >>reporter: cliff had to do with felony charges by the justice department and down loaded research papers at mit. cindy met him sex or seven years ago. bay area influenced him. >> i think aaron came here and found a bunch of kindred souls. certainly when he first hooked one larry, he was here when he first hooked one dr. cory was here. it's kind of a testm
he'll be taking over the department at least temporarily. >> use technology. the global aspects i'm going to continue. really just to be that sounding board and the resource for our officers to increase morale. i think that's important. >> esqivel to take over sunday. >>> the results of autopsy are in on a man found dead at a garbage transfer center. the coroner's office says the results show no evidence of foul play. an official cause of death is pending the results of a toxicology examination. workers found the body of gomez- diaz. he was a transient and may have climbed into a dumpster to get out of the cold. >> san francisco supervisor introduced new legislation to rename san francisco international airport in honor of harvey milk. he was the first openly gay politician and a pioneer of the civil rights movement. he was assassinated in 1978. a proposed charter amendment would ask voters to approve changing the airport's name. passengers we spoke with said they would support the plan. >> i think that's really a great idea. he's such a fundamental anything in san francisco histo
of officers that are leaving and we need to work smarter and i think technology is going to help us. >> reporter: some officers predict esquivel will be on the job at least six months while the city searches for a new permanent chief. a job esquivel says he doesn't want. why didn't you put your hat in the ring for the chief's job. at the time it was a personal decision. at the time it wasn't right for me. >> reporter: he has every intention of fighting crime and fighting for officers. the interim chief plans to foster better communication between the community and the department. reporting live in san jose, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >>> breaking news in san francisco, sfpd is on the scene of a barricaded subject. some streets are blocked off in the richmond district because of the police presence. we're gathering more details and we'll bring them to you as soon as they come into our newsroom. >>> tonight we have new information about the tanker that hit the bay bridge last week. a san francisco port agent tells the mercury news that bar pilot guy kleess made a last-minute c
valley and the technology innovation, hey, there's a reason we call things version 2.0. things sometimes need a little adjustment before they're ready to roll out. >> the next nonstop direct service from san jose to tokyo is on the dreamliner, scheduled to be on friday. no word whether the passengers will be rerouted. >>> in san francisco today some tough love from governor brown as he addressed the uc board of regents. >> let's get real. i propose 5% more. you're proposing 11.6%. how do you make up the gap? the governor applauded them for leading the way down a more uphill road as part of the austerity, the regents today called for an expansion of online courses. >> we have new information regarding that burglary at the oakland museum of california last week. the museum release this had picture of what was stolen. a jewelry box made some time in the 1870s by goldsmith a. a andre andrews. the box features engravings and moldings valued at $800,000. the museum is offering a $12,000 reward for the safe return of that box. again, someone stole it last monday. >> okay. if you're looking for
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